'm dan ashley. >> and i'm cheryl jennings. >> and i'm cheryl jennings. >> from the entire news this is "jeopardy!" introducing today's contestants -- a refuge affairs officer from washington, d.c... ...a cond... registrar from providence, rhod ...and our returning champion, a computer technician from dublin, ohio... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! alex: thank you, johnny. ladies and gentlemen, thank you so much. and welcome. just in case you've been so busy this week with holiday activities and are just tuning us in for the first time,ek let me tell you about our champion, kris. he's turned two of his games into runaways. he has been most impressive. witness the $60,000 in winnings. so, nichole and allen, you're gonna have to perform extremely well today to replace him. but good luck to all of you. e go. the jeopardy! round is the first round of play, and these are the categories. sounds like fun. followed by... and each correct response... alex: kris, start. iran for $200.